Job Description

Location: Holy Family Hospital
Posted Date: 2/22/2023

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:






If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

Job Summary:

To procure pharmaceutical supplies for use within the hospital with particular attention to maintaining appropriate inventory levels. Assist in the preparation of competitive bids and contractual agreements resulting in positive financial impact on the hospital's supply budget. Review purchase orders and approve for payment by the Accounts Payable Department.

Full Time 40 Hours Per Week

Shift: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

Weekends and Holidays as needed. Some tech shifts may be required dependent on business needs.

Job Responsibilities:

Perform regularly scheduled inventory checks on all supplies purchased from the wholesaler and directly from the manufacturer, determine approximate usage and reorder appropriate quantities.

Meet with manufacturer's representatives on a regular basis to discuss specific problems with billing, gain new product information, and place orders for pharmaceutical supplies

Review vendor invoices for accuracy and subsequently approve them for payment.

Coordinate the return of outdated, damaged, and excess supplies to the appropriate vendor.

Locate and obtain non-formulary medications as needed and make appropriate arrangements for their transport

Locate and obtain necessary supplies during back-order situations.

Maintain a monthly expense report for use in departmental budget review.

Other tasks as directed.


A high school diploma or equivalent is required. One year experience as a Pharmacy Buyer in a contemporary health-system setting. Interpersonal and communication skills sufficient to satisfactorily analyze and present information on inventory control and the purchasing process.

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